AMYLASE ISOENZYMES

Mnemonic

AMYISO

Includes

Total Amylase

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum or Plasma, one 4.0 mL gold (SST) or mint green (PST) top tube. Also acceptable: green (sodium or lithium heparin).

Handling

Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed specimens, body fluids

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

3-5 days

Method

Enzymatic

Referral Lab

ARUP (20804)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82150 (X 2)

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:57 AM